HyperDic: true

English > 15 senses of the word true:
ADJECTIVEalltrueconsistent with fact or reality
alltrue, dead on targetaccurately placed or thrown
alltruedevoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth
alltrue, truthfulexpressing or given to expressing the truth
alltrueconforming to definitive criteria
alltrue, dependable, honest, reliableworthy of being depended on
alltrue, genuine, unfeignednot pretended
alltruerightly so called
alltruedetermined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles
alltrue, lawful, rightfulhaving a legally established claim
alltrue, on-keyin tune
alltrue, straightaccurately fitted
ADVERBalltrue, admittedly, avowedly, confessedlyas acknowledged
NOUNattributetrueproper alignment
VERBchangetrue, true upmake level, square, balanced, or concentric
true > pronunciation
Soundstruw'
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconsistent with fact or reality; not false.
Examples
  • "the story is true"
  • "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell
  • "the true meaning of the statement"
Attribute oftruth, the true, verity, truenessconformity to reality or actuality
Narroweractual, genuine, literal, realBeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
apodictic, apodeicticOf a proposition
sureinfallible or unfailing
truthfulconforming to truth
See alsocorrect, rightFree from error
faithfulsteadfast in affection or allegiance
genuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
honest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
sincereopen and genuine
Oppositefalsenot in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
Spanishcierto, verdadero
Catalanveritable
Nounstruenessconformity to reality or actuality
Adverbstrulyin accordance with truth or fact or reality
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 2
Meaningaccurately placed or thrown.
Example"his aim was true"
Synonymdead on target
Broaderaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
Nounstruenessexactness of adjustment
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdevoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth.
Example"true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them"
Broaderfaithfulsteadfast in affection or allegiance
Spanishfiel
Nounstruenessthe quality of being loyal
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 4
MeaningExpressing or given to expressing the truth.
Example"a true statement"
Synonymtruthful
Narrowerhonestmarked by truth
veraciousHabitually speaking the truth
See alsohonest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
Oppositeuntruthfulnot expressing or given to expressing the truth
Spanishverídico
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 5
Meaningconforming to definitive criteria.
Examples
  • "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"
  • "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
BroadertypicalExhibiting the qualities or characteristics / characteristics that identify a group or kind or category / category
Spanishauténtico, genuino
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 6
Meaningworthy of being depended on.
Examples
  • "he was true to his word"
  • "I would be true for there are those who trust me"
Synonymsdependable, honest, reliable
Broadertrustworthy, trustyworthy of trust / trust or belief
Spanishconfiable, fiable, honesto
Catalanfiable
Nounstruenessthe quality of being loyal
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 7
Meaningnot pretended; sincerely felt or expressed.
Example "true grief"
Synonymsgenuine, unfeigned
Broadersincereopen and genuine
Spanishauténtico, franco, verdadero
Adverbstrulywith sincerity
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 8
Meaningrightly so called.
Examples
  • "true courage"
  • "a spirit which true men have always admired"
  • "a true friend"
Broaderrealno less than what is stated
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 9
MeaningDetermined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles.
Example"true north is geographic north"
Broadergeographic, geographicalDetermined by geography
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 10
MeaningHaving a legally established claim.
Example "the true and lawful king"
Synonymslawful, rightful
BroaderlegitimateOf marriages and offspring
Spanishlegítimo, verdadero
Catalanlegítim, veritable
Adverbstrulyby right
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 11
MeaningIn tune; accurate in pitch.
Example"a true note"
Synonymon-key
Broaderharmoniousmusically pleasing
Spanishbuen
English > true: 15 senses > adjective 12
Meaningaccurately fitted; level.
Example"the window frame isn't quite true"
Synonymstraight
BroaderevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishregular
English > true: 15 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningProper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment.
Example"out of true"
BroaderalignmentThe spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
Verbstruemake level, square, balanced, or concentric
English > true: 15 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAs acknowledged.
Example"true, she is the smartest in her class"
Synonymsadmittedly, avowedly, confessedly
Spanishla verdad es que, reconocidamente
Catalancertament
English > true: 15 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake level, square, balanced, or concentric.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"true up the cylinder of an engine"
Synonymtrue up
Broaderalign, aline, line up, adjustplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
Spanishequilibrar
Catalanequilibrar
Nounstrueproper alignment

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